About Himss Analytics

For over a decade, the HIMSS Maturity Models have offered strategic pathways that successfully advance key areas of provider maturity, including infrastructure, analytics, coordination of care, clinical documentation, and supply chain infrastructure. We are driving beyond these areas of maturity and creating the tools necessary to build strategy to change digital health, strengthening the partnership between healthcare providers and market suppliers.




Douglas A. Gentile, M.D., MBAe


Dr. Gentile is the Chief Medical Information Officer at the University of Vermont Medical Center. In that role, he is responsible for all clinical application, business intelligence, and project portfolio management. Dr. Gentile did his undergraduate training at Duke University and received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Following residency training at the University of Rochester, he joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University in Emergency Medicine. In 1991, he was awarded a Hartford Foundation Fellowship to study health policy, and received a master’s degree in business administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. In 1995, Dr. Gentile joined Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, where he was the Chief Medical Officer leading clinical product strategy until 2013. Dr. Gentile continues to practice Emergency Medicine at the UVM Medical Center.

R. Hal Baker, M.D. FACP

Senior VP Clinical Improvement & CIO

R. Hal Baker, MD, FACP, Senior VP Clinical Improvement and CIO - WellSpan, a regional integrated health system that serves four counties in central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. In this capacity, Dr. Baker leads quality and safety initiatives as well as the use of information technology as a means to create a reliable patient experience across the health system’s hospitals, physician practices and ambulatory facilities. Under Dr. Baker’s leadership, WellSpan developed a patient centered approach to leveraging technology for clinical benefit. WellSpan’s EHR journey has been distinguished by an innovations in several areas such as an internally developed patient portal that offers patients same day access to patient notes, imaging results and laboratory values as well as online self-scheduling. WellSpan was also the pioneer development partner in the first ever implementation of closed loop IV pump integration with an EHR. As a practicing internal medicine physician, Dr. Baker continues to provide primary care services to the York community in the same practice he has served in for over two decades. Dr. Baker joined WellSpan York Hospital in June 1995 as associate program director of the WellSpan York Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Baker came to York after completing a general internal medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a bachelor's degree in biology and a medical degree from Cornell University.

Lindsey P. Jarrell, FACHE

CEO and Founder

Lindsey is the CEO and Founder of Healthlink Advisors. He has built a career working as a consultant and chief information officer in some of the nation's largest health care delivery systems. He enjoys mentoring top talent to be increasingly accountable for large-scale operations and executing complex plans. He is respected for his natural leadership style and his sometimes "witty" communications and finds great satisfaction in cultivating a friendly, high-performing work environment. Lindsey has a genuine belief that healthcare can be improved and has been recognized by various organizations for his work including CHIME, AHA, InformationWeek and CIO Magazine. Lindsey co-authored a book titled Consumer-Centric Healthcare: Opportunities and Challenges for Providers published by Health Administration Press and earned his B.S. and M.S in Health Administration Services from Auburn University and Nova Southeastern University. Lindsey is a member of HIMSS and ACHE.

Mark Godley


Mark has spent over 25 years leading software companies and is recognized as a domain expert in technology-oriented B2B go-to-market methods. He has led sales, marketing and operations organizations that run the gamut of multi-billion dollar, publically traded companies to pre-revenue start-ups – with the common thread in these roles and companies being outpacing industry growth through scalable systems. After ten years as a Vice President at Automatic Data Processing, Mark was on the senior leadership team of InterCall, driving top-line growth from $40 to $200 million in three years and the subsequent sale of the company to West Corporation. For the past decade, Mark has helped capitalize and put the go-to-market strategies in place for disruptive technology start-ups in both the virtualization and sales enablement sectors, including AventuraHQ, ConnectandSell, HG Data and LeadGenius. Mark has held Advisory Board roles at leading data and martech companies such as Omniquo, ZenIQ and The Big Willow. Mark has a BS in Marketing from Villanova University and done graduate work at both the University of Chicago and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. Mark has taught both Sales and Sales Management in the undergraduate business program at the University of Southern California, where he was awarded the inaugural Small Section Golden Teaching Award. Mark is equally proud of his accomplishments outside of work, finding time daily to read, work out, and cook all while being an engaged father, spouse, and citizen.

Press Release

HIMSS Analytics   1 year 7 months ago
HIMSS announced the newest Maturity Model to enter the market, the Clinically Integrated Supply Outcomes Model or CISOM. The CISOM lays a pathway to building a supply chain infrastructure that...
HIMSS Analytics   2 years 4 months ago
HIMSS Analytics - with the support of the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), the European Society of Radiology (ESR), and the European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics (EUSOMII...
HIMSS Analytics   2 years 7 months ago
HIMSS Analytics® announced the newest maturity model to enter the market, the Infrastructure Adoption Model (INFRAM). The INFRAM ensures that a health system’s infrastructure is stable, manageable...